One of the best places to get a broad overview of your total employment package as a UT employee is the Personalized Benefits Statement. This two-page document shows your income and a summary of university-provided benefits, optional benefits, retirement, insurance, annual leave, sick leave and other key elements.
UT employees can receive reduced membership rates and renewal rates with AAA. For more information on the program, contact AAA Agent Scott Merritt at 862-9087 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many employees take advantage of one of the most outstanding benefits of working at UT – the fee waiver for academic courses. Regular faculty and staff working 50 percent time or more may enroll without payment of fees based upon their percent of effort.
The UT Police Department’s Community Relations Unit can deliver a wide variety of safety and awareness programs. All courses are free. To arrange for the CRU to visit your department, call 974-4674.
Through UTOnline, employees can use the employee fee waiver and take up to nine hours per semester of online college courses.
John New’s gift to the University of Tennessee is a three-year pledge that will benefit a multitude of programs in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Otis Stephens, a blind professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law, is quoted in this story about a recent federal court decision that may radically alter the design of U.S. currency. Professor Stephens was a plaintiff in the appeals court case.
Playing in the sprinkler, eating popsicles and catching fireflies are all things children enjoy in the summer. This year, add reading to the list. Richard Allington and Anne McGill-Franzen, education professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, offer parents five strategies to encourage summer reading.